Culinary Cooking Classes with Joanne Weir
Teaching is what I love to do most! I realized that a long time ago when I taught fine art to high school kids in Boston. Though I liked it, I quickly realized that my students weren't quite as excited about art as I was! Luckily food is my other passion, and when I paired the two, teaching and food, I found what I love to do most and that's to teach cooking!
My approach to cooking can be wrapped up in three words - simple, seasonal, and local. But then of course there’s always kind of a Mediterranean slant. I happen to love that part of the world. Maybe that’s because I love recipes that are simple but with great results - without spending hours and hours in the kitchen. Some of my favorite recipes have less than 5 or 6 ingredients and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. Don't get me wrong - I also love a slowly braised stew with lots of fork-tender meat and vegetables or a luscious fresh berry pie that I spent a few hours to prepare.
August 8-9, 2015 | SOLD OUT!
This is one of my favorite courses to teach because who doesn’t love pizza and pasta? Over the years through my travels through Italy, my bag of cooking tricks has grown and I can’t wait to share some secrets with you.
$900.00 pp | December 5-6, 2015
My very first book, "From Tapas to Meze", is celebrating its 20th birthday! In commemoration, I thought it might be fun to teach you how to make some of my favorite recipes from the book, as well as new ones discovered during recent travels. Mealtime around the Mediterranean is a big part of daily life and small plates are the perfect way to bring people together. Join me in San Francisco for this special class and have fun sharing these delicious dishes with family and friends!
NEW: ONLINE COOKING CLASSES!
Want to cook up something a little different? I’m here for you. Right now. Literally!! I’m teaching on-line and available 24/7 on Craftsy! With this course, you'll learn the secrets behind mouthwatering Mediterranean small plates, whenever you want and wherever you are!